Dr. Hamid Atighechi, P.Eng.
Annual General Meeting (AGM) and a Presentation on Best Practices Guides for Deployment of Electric Vehicle (EV) Chargers
Fri Nov 27 2020 01:30:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
This presentation takes the audience into a tour of the most current guidelines on deployment of Electric Vehicles (EV) chargers from planning through operation. You will learn about different stages of a successful deployment program including planning, procurement, design, construction, operation and trouble response, and interoperability. Finally, the grid impacts of EV charging stations, associated costs for the station owners, and potential mitigating solutions are discussed.
We will also have our Annual General Meeting session including annual report and selection of the board of directors for the year ahead.
Online (through Zoom)
About the Speaker:
Dr. Atighechi leads the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure team in the Advanced Transportation sector at Powertech Labs. He oversees planning and execution of charging infrastructure systems for battery electric vehicles. In this role, he works with clients and government agencies on siting, technology assessment, and operation of new charging infrastructure and develops plans for public outreach and education on infrastructure issues. Prior to joining Powertech Labs in 2019, he was with BC Hydro Transmission Planning developing capital plans, Remedial Action Schemes (RAS), and conducting system stability assessments.
Dr. Atighechi received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and a Certificate in Business Management from Simon Fraser University (SFU). He is a registered Professional Engineer with Engineers and Geoscience BC, a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by PMI, and an active member of IEEE Taskforces on Dynamic Average Value Modeling and Real-Time Contingency Analysis.